mhoye wrote the following post Fri, 24 Sep 2021 20:49:50 +0200 Told my class this week that "there are some problem spaces in this field - unicode strings, time zones and cryptography are the most famous examples - that you will learn to recognize, that are complicated and delicate and thorny enough that there are only two approaches worth considering: you either dedicate your life to understanding it, or you rely exclusively on tools created by the people who have. Every other choice is a pathway to madness or disaster or both".
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